Teenager on charge of murder

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A TEENAGER accused of attempted murder appeared at crown court yesterday.

Ryan James Sutton, 18, also faces a charge of possessing of an offensive weapon.

The two charges relate to an incident at Weighbridge Close, in Kirkbymoorside, on Monday, April 30.

Sutton appeared at Leeds Crown Court for a brief hearing which set out the case.

He did not enter a plea and spoke only to confirm his name and address.

A plea and case management hearing was set for Wednesday July 18, with a trial due to start on Monday, October 8.

The trial is expected to last four days. Sutton was remanded in custody.